This one-year postgraduate diploma is an interdisciplinary programme that combines natural and social sciences with environmental engineering. It is open to all graduates; however, admission criteria may vary between institutes.
The course covers aspects of management, such as the principles and practises of management and management accounting and also includes general modules on data collection, analysis, and recording, and written and verbal communication skills. It then focuses on environmental management, issues related to the environment, environmental legislation, natural resource management, environmental impact assessment, pollution and disaster management, environmental economics, corporate social responsibility, and the local environmental scenario. At the end of the course students can take up careers with environmental NGOs, MNCs involved in environmental concerns and businesses, as well as public enterprises dealing with the environment.